National Geographic-Water-Holding Frog
This Australian frog can hold water for two years, long enough to live through most droughts. Less than 12 inches of rain a year falls where the Water Holding Frog lives. The frog burrows into mud and creates a kind of burial chamber for itself while it waits for the next rainy season. The frog cocoons itself into its skin. When the rain falls again the frog comes out of its self induced coma and works to find a mate. This is a great teaching resource for elementary/middle school students. It wo
National Geographic-Alligator Hatchlings
Watch an alligator mother defending her babies. In this video a mother alligator listens to the call of her babies as they hatch. Mom comes to their rescue as a skunk wants to eat them. She delivers them to the swamp in her mouth. The babies stay close to mom for the first year. Predators are everywhere.
National Geographic-Frilled Lizards
In this video, students will watch a frilled lizard running with its frill fully opened. This is used as a defense to scare away predators! This lizard lives in Northern Australia. Students will enjoy watching this odd spectacle as the lizard runs in full frill. This is a great teaching resource for elementary/middle school students and would work in conjunction with a thematic unit and/or science lesson on reptiles, habitats, and/or continents. It also serves well for building background knowle
Edgar Allan Po: A Biography
This three minute student-made biography moves through Poe's life with little emphasis on his early life. More details are presented on the influence of his work and his impact on readers today. This might be a good video to give students some insights into his character. The images and facts are set to music with a narrator speaking over the music. (03:32)
Simplifying Expressions - Combining Like Terms
This video explains how to simplify expressions by combining like terms. Expressions are put into their simplest form so as not to be confusing or too complex. By combining terms we can shorten and simplify our expressions, making them easier to read. Like terms often contain the same variable or variables. (2:47)
How Do Clouds Form?
Clouds are formed by parcels of rising air that cool and create tiny droplets of water. Learn about dew points and how they affect moisture going from a gas to a liquid with help from a meteorologist in this one-minute video on understanding weather.
The Life of Shakespeare
This student made video talks about the life of William Shakespeare. Unfortunately, there is not very much information on the great poet. The complete works of Shakespeare are widely considered to be the greatest stories and text ever recorded in the history of the written word. Lets take a brief look into the man behind the plays and learn a little about this artistic genius. (3:22)
Explains the appropriate use of gloves in a clinical environment
Santander's Polish bank bid
Santander is preparing to officially bid for the remaining share in Poland's Bank Zachodni WBK with an offer of $5.8m, which would make Santander the sole owner.
Crafting with Plastic Bag Waste to Create Income in India
Fateh is a social benefit organization in India working to create multiple benefits from the collection of waste plastics. The collection of the plastics helps to prevent water bourne diseases and protect wildlife, while the training and providing jobs helps to increase the quality of life of the local people.
Going Green with Dan Phillips (1 of 4)
A story about Dan Phillips of Phoenix Commotion, a company that helps the working poor build houses out of recycled materials.
Hans Rosling: New insights on poverty and life around the world
Researcher Hans Rosling uses his cool data tools to show how countries are pulling themselves out of poverty. He demos Dollar Street, comparing households of varying income levels worldwide. Then he does something really amazing.
Roasted Red Grape, Octopus, and Fingerling Potato Salad
Octopus is cooked sous vide, then grilled and tossed with flat-leaf parsley, green olives, lemon zest, lime juice, good quality olive oil, and roasted fingerling potatoes. Chef Scott Samuel of the Culinary Institute of America was asked to develop some contemporary recipes with California table grapes. Download a printer-friendly copy of the recipe at: http://www.ciaprochef.com/grapes/recipes.html
Plasma Proteins and Drug Distribution
Examing the role of plasma proteins in the blood in the distribution and elimination of drugs in the body.
Intramuscular injection by the Z track technique
Intramuscular injection by the Z track technique explains and demonstrates a safe technique for administering an intra-muscular injection.
This RLO considers the type of evidence which should be used when making decisions about patient care.
How ligand-gated ion channel receptors communicate messages
This learning object explains how ligand-gated channel receptors signal messages.
Understanding the Trigger Tool
To give an overview of how and why the Trigger Tool is used to measure the rate of harm within a healthcare organisation
Describes the inflammatory response - a series of local cellular and vascular responses which are triggered when the body is injured or invaded by micro-organisms or antigen.
Fy nhŷ i, fy hawliau i
Welsh translation of: My House, My Rights. Mae'r pecyn hwn yn mynd ar daith ryngweithiol o amgylch tŷ unigolyn gydag anableddau dysgu. Ym mhob ystafell caiff y dysgwr ei herio gan rai o'r ffyrdd y caiff hawliau unigolion ag anableddau dysgu eu diystyru gan ddarparwyr gofal iechyd yn eu cartrefi eu hunain. Mae'r adnodd hwn a mwy ar gael ar "Y Porth", sef llwyfan e-ddysgu cydweithredol y sector addysg uwch cyfrwng Cymraeg. http://www.porth.ac.uk/cy/